Lexus has unveiled its smallest model to date, the LBX. A hybrid system powers the new SUV and will be available in four atmospheres.


The LBX is based on the Toyota Yaris Cross-platform and measures 4,190mm long, 1,825mm wide and 1,545mm high. It has a wheelbase of 2,580mm.

The LBX is powered by a 100 kW/36 hp hybrid system that consists of a 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor. The system is mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT).


Lexus claims that the LBX can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 9.2 seconds and has a top speed of 180 km/h. The official fuel economy figures have yet to be released.

The LBX will be available in four atmospheres: Elegant, Relax, Emotion and Cool. Each atmosphere has its own unique interior and exterior design.



The Elegant atmosphere features a refined and luxurious interior with a focus on comfort. The Relax atmosphere is designed for comfort and relaxation, while the Emotion atmosphere is intended for a more sporty and dynamic driving experience. The Cool atmosphere is created for a more youthful and contemporary look.

The LBX will be available in Europe and selected global markets from early 2024. Prices have yet to be announced.


Here are some of the key features of the Lexus LBX:

  • Hybrid powertrain
  • Four different atmospheres
  • Refined and luxurious interior
  • A comfortable and relaxing ride
  • Sporty and dynamic driving experience
  • Youthful and contemporary design
  • An all-new compact SUV that promises a new market breakthrough for Lexus
  • Designed and engineered with a focus on European customers,
  • No compromise in Lexus quality, luxury and refinement
  • The exterior design introduces a new Resolute Look front identity
  • Built on a modified version of the GA-B global architecture platform
  • The new 1.5-litre self-charging hybrid electric powertrain
  • Further, a more powerful bi-polar nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery
  • The fully digital user interface for the driver’s display and multimedia system
  • LBX range presents a choice of four “atmospheres,” each with an individual theme to suit different customer preferences


The Lexus LBX is a new and exciting addition to the Lexus lineup. It offers a unique blend of luxury, comfort, performance and style. The LBX is sure to appeal to a wide range of customers.


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